First of all, it’s time to say goodbye to the Saga of Blood limited time server in Age of Conan. That realm packed it in this past week and merged characters to the Fury server. But do not fear: more is coming to the game, including a winter event that’s keeping hot heads frosty. Make sure you log in daily to get your free rewards!
And this is just the beginning of the rest of the news! Read on for a roundup of other smaller MMO news stories and videos from this past week in this edition of The MOP Up (and if you don’t see a news story that we should have covered, drop us a tip)!
Unionizing in the video game industry? It’s a touchy topic for many, and the ESA is taking a decidedly neutral stance on it.
Heading to the Red Bull Music Festival? You might enjoy the tunes from Red Dead Redemption II there!
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is testing out the rugged Zimo vehicle and the return of the flare gun. Over on the mobile edition, the team released a “Survive ‘Till Dawn” zombie mode for players to try.
Star Trek Online is launching its Mirror of Discovery update on consoles this March 5th, while PC players can tackle a featured TFO called Pahvo Dissension right now (source: press release)
Population Zero is wrapping up its pre-alpha program and heading into alpha soon. Here’s a teaser of one of its new biomes:
The spring is coming with the first screenshot teaser of the Jungle! 🌿
The second biome that you will get a chance to explore in Population Zero.
More screenshots here: https://t.co/VtKi0wdfmF#gaming #aliens #mmo #survival #scifi #jungle pic.twitter.com/bn8yNHxk25
— Population Zero (@zero_population) February 20, 2019
Looking for a cute mobile MMORPG? World of Legends looks like a low-risk endeavor:
Battlerite Royale invites you to partake in its free-to-play frenzy:
The Friends Play Free promotion and mercenary voyages are the main topic of this week’s Sea of Thieves’ developer video: